I'm the space science producer for Discovery News, and I have a special love for solar physics, manned spaceflight and investigating the inner workings of our universe. I hold a Ph.D in Solar Physics and an M.Phys in Astrophysics. The exploration of space is an adventure; it's my job to chronicle our journey.
Cubesats provide a valuable low-cost research space platform for institutions, universities, laboratories and space agencies, but could their use create a new hazard for the increasingly crowded orbital environment? Continue reading →
India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has released its first beautiful global view of the Red Planet.
In its continuing mission to fathom whether Mars' ancient environment may have been suitable to host microbial life, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity once again dusted off its drill piece and, for the first time, bored into a rock at the base of Mount Sharp. Continue reading →
After a two day wait, the first photos from India's first Mars mission are slowly being released. And they're beauties! Continue reading →
A huge arc of plasma has been imaged rising from the sun's surface by a NASA solar observatory, producing a beautiful view of the sun's magnetic dynamics in action. Continue reading →
There's no denying it, Saturn has an astonishing array of moons of different shapes, sizes and compositions. Continue reading →
Is that a tiny cannonball on Mars? Nope, but it is a fascinating object all the same. Continue reading →
Some young sun-like stars generate an odd infrared signal that is likely caused by interactions with neighboring stars, producing powerful stellar winds. Continue reading →
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